Known for fresh, lively, knowledge-based commentary, Danny
Clisham is one of
America’s most popular air show announcers. In the course of his career, he has entertained millions of attendees
at air shows throughout North America. Sponsoring organizations have long relied on Danny’s professionalism
and credibility to repeatedly put on performances that thrill
audiences and keep them coming back year after year. In 2006,
Danny celebrated his
fortieth year as an air show announcer. At the end of
2007, he was inducted into the Air Show Hall of Fame.
Danny's talents as an
actor and a pilot have served him well in Hollywood, where his credits
include both sides of the silver screen. He has provided on-screen
and voice-over work on film features such as Wings of Courage and
SkyDancers. As aerial stunt coordinator, he performed as a
stunt double or safety advisor on Where the Buffalo Roam, Moving
Violations, and on the television hit show Baywatch.
Danny pursued an aviation career shortly after graduation from high
school by first purchasing a Piper Cub and then soloing. Having
successfully achieved his boyhood dream, he became a professional pilot
for a major airline. As a career airline pilot, Danny set and has broken world-class
speed records. These records are officially sanctioned by the National Aeronautic
Association, the United States representative of world record keeper
Federation Aeronautique Internationale in Paris.
Currently, Danny is one of a small corps of test pilots hand-picked
for participation in a Boeing 747 supertanker project for Evergreen
International Aviation. In addition to working on the development,
testing and deployment of the supertankers, Danny flies the Evergreen T-28
chase plane. He has over
30,000 hours of flying time.